Faculty chosen for endowed professorships

June 14, 2013 1:30 p.m.

Seven faculty members have been named to endowed professorships, effective July 1, 2013, except where noted. They are:

  • Sun-Yung Alice Chang, the Henry Burchard Fine Professor of Mathematics, Eugene Higgins Professor of Mathematics, effective Feb. 1, 2014.
  • Alexandru Ionescu, the Thomas D. Jones Professor of Mathematical Physics.
  • Yiguang Ju, the Robert Porter Patterson Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.
  • Yueh Lin Loo, the Theodora D. '78 and William H. Walton III '74 Professor in Engineering.
  • Robert Schapire, the David M. Siegel '83 Professor in Computer Science.
  • Paul Seymour, the Henry Burchard Fine Professor of Mathematics.
  • James Sturm, the Stephen R. Forrest Professor in Electrical Engineering.